Owner and Veterinarian
Animal General of Cranberry Township
A leading practitioner in stem cell regeneration, Mike Hutchinson, D.V.M., “Dr. Mike,” is a highly sought after speaker at national and international veterinary conferences on the uses of animal stem cells. He has performed more than 300 Adipose-Derived Stem Cell transplant procedures on dogs and cats, among his 20,000 surgeries in 24 years of practicing veterinary medicine.
Shortly after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Dr. Mike was trained in the economic consequences of bioterrorism and agro-terrorism through funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He also has co-authored a study on Serotypes of Bovine Astrovirus, published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology.
A veteran of more than 250 media interviews, Dr. Mike is a regular guest veterinarian on KDKA-TV’s “Pittsburgh Today Live,” and co-host of “Animal General with Dr. Mike” on KDKA-AM. In 2009, he was presented with the “Rising Star Award” from the Veterinary News Network.
For volunteering his time and experience, Dr. Mike has received awards from breed clubs, the Cat Fanciers’ Association and Pioneers for Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). He was named to an honorary position on the Board of Directors of the prestigious Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary for his work with wildlife, and received a distinguished service award for 12 years of service as veterinarian for the Nassau County, New York Mounted Police Force in Eisenhower Park.
Dr. Mike graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Animal Bioscience, and earned his D.V.M. degree from the Iowa State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Owner of Animal General of Cranberry, near Pittsburgh, he is married and the father of five children.
Tuesday, February 19
4:00 PM – 4:50 PM